eReaders are secure devices for digital textbooks that are accessed by incarcerated individuals enrolled in college courses to aid in achieving their academic and educational goals. eReaders promote accessibility and sustainability by providing access to academic resources virtually anywhere while decreasing the environmental footprint by reducing hard-copy materials. Costs associated with printing and/or purchasing hard-copy academic materials is decreased, lessening the financial barriers for those students responsible for furnishing their textbooks and materials.

Voluntary Education Program (VEP) teachers check out eReaders each semester to incarcerated individuals enrolled in college and other approved education programs.


Available at all CDCR institutions.


Available to all CDCR incarcerated individuals enrolled in VEP college correspondence courses.

Contact Information

(916) 445-8035